December 5, 2023 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
In-person or Virtual
Students from the Fall 2023 Wesleyan Startup Incubator: The Art and Science of Launching Your Idea – a one-semester, experiential learning program designed to teach and enable student entrepreneurs to develop sustainable business models from their ideas – will be pitching on December 5th.
Please join us in person – or virtually – for the pitch event to support the student entrepreneurs, lend your feedback, and vote on the audience favorite!
This course is made possible by the Robert and Margaret Patricelli Family Foundation. Funding for the students to create their Minimum Viable Products (MVPs) has been generously provided by Wesleyan Alum Marisa MacClary.
207 High Street, Middletown
Cole Torino ’24
Enhanced Soil Sense is a soil amendment company. Adding basalt dust maximizes current crop yield and ensures future soil health and viability. In addition to the soil and crop yields, basalt dust removes carbon from the atmosphere and allows farmers to market products as carbon negative can increase profit margins. Farmers are also able to receive grant money from using basalt dust and not aerated their fields.
Kiran Kling ’24
Cattle farmers want to use seaweed-based feed additives to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, but it is unclear which products are right for their farm, and how well they will work there.
Seafeed provides procurement and emissions measurement services for methane-busting cattle-feed additives. Our clients will receive the best solution for their farms and will know how much their emissions have gone down by, opening the door for climate-friendly products, compliance with personal or corporate sustainability goals, or the sale of carbon credits.
CJ Shea ’25
SheaScapes is a landscaping design company that specializes in designing custom landscapes and installing/maintaining them organically. Not only do we deliver aesthetically pleasing landscape designs, but we also deliver landscapes that last using all environmentally-conscious practices.
Grégoire Legrand ’25
We’re committed to developing an environmentally friendly all-purpose cleaning product. Your initial purchase includes a bottle pack with a dissolve cube. Simply place the cube into the bottle, shake it, and your cleaner is ready to use. There’s no need to purchase additional bottles; just buy the refills.
Uri Lurie ’24 and Daniel Lurie ’26
SwiftLift is the only comprehensive, on-demand fitness and athletic platform that provides flexibility and quality training programs directly to its clients.
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